A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Yauco in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8642 West, latitude 18.0258 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:03:55 / 11:03 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: usa0006caw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: usa0006caw. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/01/20 / 2020-01-10 03:03:55 / January 10, 2020 @ 3:03 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arroyo, Sabana Seca, Aguas Buenas (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven hundred and twenty-two, in the last 10 days nine hundred and eighteen, in the past 30 days nine hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km SW of Yauco, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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